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Monthly Archives: September 2016

No fixed address – By Rachael Ingleton

On the night the rest of Australia filled in the Census (or tried to, as it turns out), I was sitting on a bus from Salzburg to Munich. For me, that seemed completely normal, and just a part of my everyday life. For most others, however, the idea that you can travel to a different […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Lauren, University of Mannheim, Germany

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Freedom, responsibility, and the first few, somewhat, frightening steps towards adulthood have come 15000 kilometres from home. From negotiating language barriers, opening a German bank account, understanding the local customs, to renting my first […]

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GlObespeaker Introduction: Valery Duval

My adventure in France Hi everyone! Val here. I am now in Chambery which is a city in the department of Savoie, located in the Rhone-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It is located close to the Italian and Suisse border and you can easily travel to these countries either by train or by plane from […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Rachael, University of Edinburgh

I’m Rachael. I’m your typical third year Law/International Studies student, studying at Adelaide University, forever hunting student discounts, and sleeping less than I should. In many ways, I’m just like you, except that in 2016 I’ll be studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh! Choosing to go on exchange wasn’t an easy decision, but it […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Jasmine, University of Sheffield

I usually have an extensively detailed spreadsheet organised by now! Only one month to go, and yet I’m preparing vastly different this time. By different, I mean I’m acting contrary to my moderate to high control-freak tendencies, and thoroughly against my better judgment. These blank slots in my exchange timetable are both nerve-racking and terribly […]

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GLObewriter Introduction: Claire, University of Southampton

Hi! I’m Claire and I’m about to head off to the United Kingdom for a year-long exchange to the University of Southampton. I currently study Politics and I am quite looking forward to seeing how the British teach the subject! It’s also been timed quite well for me with the Brexit referendum. It will certainly […]

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